I Didn't Say That #25
Searching for character in identity, two sides of illiberalism, and more
Searching for Character in Identity
Wokeism is a misguided attempt to achieve the simultaneous twin aims of social equality and social distinction.
Robert C. Thornett, Law & Liberty
The Eradication of an "Ism"
The creeping illiberalism of the anti-woke right
Andrew Sullivan, The Weekly Dish
Yes, There Can Be a Middle Way
The Left and Right are both seeing their predictions, and worst fears, realized.
Lisa Selin Davis, BROADVIEW
The Illusion of a Frictionless Existence
Eliminating everyday annoyances may be creating the most risk-averse generation in history.
Kat Rosenfield, Persuasion
Why the Mental Health of Liberal Girls Sank First and Fastest
Evidence for Lukianoff’s reverse CBT hypothesis
Jon Haidt, After Babel
Social Media and Modern Politics BOTH Cause Depression Among Boys and Girls
Newly-crunched data show major negative trends in teen wellbeing.
Maxim Lott, Maximum Truth
Why 'Progress' is Bad for Women
Mary Harrington, Triggernometry
How the WHO was captured
Private capital wields far too much influence.
Thomas Fazi, UnHerd
10 Ways to Avoid Being Fooled
Mental models for discerning truth
Gurwinder, The Prism